Helen “Germaine” Lynn, 97, passed away at home in Tampa, FL on September 9th, 2020 with her family by her side. Germaine was born in Schlierbach, France on June 10, 1923 to Alfonso & Helen (Ott) Neck and resided in France until after WWII. In 1947, she traveled westward to the U.S. with her daughter Gigi, in where she married Thomas Lynn and settled in Tampa, FL.
Over the next 15 years, her family expanded (Rosie, Tommy & Tammy), and as a mother, homemaker, and business manager of Lynn’s Heating & Tom/Tam apartments, she lived a rich and full life. She was caring; vivacious; had a spirited personality; and considered the “Matriarch” of the family. Germaine retired at the age of 92 and was cared for by her daughter Gigi until her passing. She was a devoted and faithful member of the Habana Ave. Church of Christ.
Germaine was predeceased by her husband (T.G.); son (Tommy); son-in-law (Steve); Grandson (Timmy) and Great-Grandson (Devon). She is survived by her two children and son-in-law, Gigi, Tammy & Bill; her brother & sister-in law, Gerard & Claire; 5 grandchildren & spouses, Stephen/Faith, Michael/Lisa, Jeff/Katie, Jen/Clancy & Jeremy; and 8 Great-Grandchildren & spouses, Derek/Christine, Nicholas/Neva, Mikaela/Luke, Liam, Peyton, Ryan, Gracie, Landon and Miranda.